City Reports

County City Contact Phone Cost In Brief and Notes/Comments
LOS ANGELES Azusa 6268125235 $53 $170 All properties, including vacant land, but not on first sale. Buyer to acknowledge report, 6 month time limit. Prices subject to change each summer.
LOS ANGELES Beverly Hills 3102851141 No Cost Buyer & Seller sign form. Only deals with smoke detector and water conservation.
LOS ANGELES Burbank 8182383730 No Cost All residential, commercial, and industrial buildings required to be retrofitted with low consumption plumbing fixtures. Compliance is the responsibility of the seller/transferor and is a condition of escrow.
LOS ANGELES Carson 3109521766 $100 $150+ Onsite inspection required. 6 month expiration. Buyer must acknowledge.
LOS ANGELES Compton 3106055509 $60 + $60/unit add’l Inspection required. Residential only. Call for application form. Buyer acknowledgement of residential Building Report needed.
LOS ANGELES Culver City 3102535800 $96 – $128 No inspection required. Need Report on residential & commercial properties, not vacant land. Call for application. Takes 10 business days. Buyer to acknowledge. RE Agents=payment requirements.
LOS ANGELES El Monte 6265802050 $195.50 – $252.50 Inspection required. Residential and commercial properties. Buyer acknowledgement required.
LOS ANGELES El Segundo 3105242380 None None
LOS ANGELES Gardena 3102179530 $68 – $214.00 Inspection required –exterior only. Report to be delivered 15 days prior to closing. Residential and commercial. Condos exempt. Buyer can sign Waiver and must acknowledge Report or Waiver.
LOS ANGELES Hawaiian Gardens (562) 4202641 x208 $265 Inspection required. Residential and commercial properties. New construction exempt. Delivery 21 days prior to closing. Buyer to acknowledge..
LOS ANGELES Hermosa Beach 3103180235 $136 Residential only. 2 week processing.. Exterior inspection only. 6 month expiration.
LOS ANGELES Residential PreSale Inspection Program 3235846271 $60 – $105+ Inspection required. Single Family 14 units and vacant land. No commercial or over 4 units. 6 month expiration.
LOS ANGELES Inglewood 3104125294 $163 – $353 + $11/unit add’l No longer accepts escrow company checks and a credit card payment is only allowed if the application is being walked in.
LOS ANGELES Lomita 310 3257110 $122 per parcel* *This does not include the cost of an interior building inspection. If requested by the property owner, the Los Angeles County DPW hourly rate shall apply.
LOS ANGELES Long Beach 5625706328 $29 & Up The Inspection and Resale Report is required for all properties in the Parking Impacted Area that have or should have a traditional garage upon close of escrow.
LOS ANGELES City (213) 4826777 $70.20 per parcel No inspection. Need for residential and vacant land. No commercial or first sale of new residential. Need application form with original signatures by Seller (and Buyer if Buyer is doing work.) 6 month expiration.
LOS ANGELES City-DWP (213) 3674211 $15 – $75+ Licensed plumber to certify lowflow toilets and showerheads and sign Certificate. Seller and Buyer to also sign.
LOS ANGELES Lynwood 3106030220 Ext. 289 $230.44 Inspection requiredexterior only. RE Agent must have business license for Lynwood to apply.
LOS ANGELES Malibu 3104562489 $185 Inspection required for onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWTS).
LOS ANGELES Manhattan Beach 3108025505 $299 No inspection. Residential only. Application under Forms “Residential Building Report” on website. Water Conservation Retrofit required.
LOS ANGELES Maywood 3235625727 $110 Inspection required. Multicopy Application form is mailed. Report cannot be waived and Buyer must acknowledge. No expiration until next sale. Applicant must have City Business License.
LOS ANGELES Monterey Park 6263071300 $128 – $256+ Inspection required. Residential and commercial. Work completed or Buyer option to assume responsibility. 6 month expiration. Owner or agent must apply with copy of Deed. If RE Agent applying, POA from owner required.
LOS ANGELES Palos Verdes Estates 3103780383 $113 Inspection not needed. Takes 5 working days. 6 month expiration. Homeowner to apply or 3rd party applicant must have City Business License.
LOS ANGELES Pasadena 6267444633 $136.99 – $273.98 Inspection required; cannot be waived. Singlefamily, duplex, condos. Seller can assign correction work to Buyer and both must acknowledge. Buyer to comply within 6 months. Certificate valid for 1 year. Must appear in person to reapply.
LOS ANGELES Rancho Palos Verdes None None None
LOS ANGELES Redondo Beach 3103180636 $40 Residential only. No inspection unless records show violations.. Buyer to acknowledge. 6 months expiration.
LOS ANGELES Rolling Hills Estates 3103771577 $200 – $300 Residential only. Buyer can choose record search only or onsite inspection. Buyer to complete application. Takes 7 business days. Required to close escrow.
LOS ANGELES San Marino 6263000700 $65 Residential only. Inspection fee separate. Apply in person; qualified inspector list provided. Takes 10 days. Report cannot be waived. All violations must be corrected within 6 months. Buyer not required to acknowledge. 2 Year expiration or when sold.
LOS ANGELES Santa Monica 3104588355 $281.82 Inspection not required. Computer record online application. Cannot be waived. Buyer to acknowledge. 6 month expiration.
LOS ANGELES Signal Hill 5629897348 $170 – $565 4units & up residential only. 6 month expiration. Buyer does not need to acknowledge. Apply in person; limited hours.
LOS ANGELES South Gate 3235639500 $63 Inspection required. Residential or residential in mixeduse units only. Code violations to be corrected within one year by Seller or Buyer. Buyer to acknowledge. One year expiration.
LOS ANGELES Torrance Bldg & Safety 3106185898 None No inspection or report; Certificate of Compliance by Contractor.
ORANGE COUNTY Laguna Beach 9494970714 $350 No inspection. Report required for all properties. Apply in person. Takes 7 days. RE Agent must have City Business License.
ORANGE COUNTY Newport Beach (949) 6443200 $165 – $192+ Residential only. Inspection not required but owner to acknowledge and noted on records. 30 days to complete inspection after application. Corrections within 30 days or Buyer can assume responsibility. 1 year expiration.
ORANGE COUNTY Orange None None None
ORANGE COUNTY Orange None None None
RIVERSIDE Cathedral City (760) 7708200 $52 The realtor/seller will receive two forms (gold and pink) of the approved inspection. These forms are to be retained by the escrow office in the escrow file. If there is no escrow, these forms are given to the person who requested the inspection.
RIVERSIDE Palm Springs (760) 3238186 $51 Single family residences; condominiums; duplexes; and mobile homes.
SAN BERNARDINO San Bernardino (909) 3878311 None None
SAN DIEGO SAN DIEGO (619) 5337485 $10 Water Conservation Certificate verification system will identify which properties already have a valid Certificate on file with the City of SAN DIEGO Water Department .
SANTA BARBARA Carpinteria 8056845405 Ext. 451 $245 – $400 Onsite inspection. Report cannot be waived. Buyer must acknowledge. 6 month expiration.
VENTURA Oxnard (805) 3857925 $37.8 Inspection not required. Residential and commercial. Buyer to acknowledge. Takes 7 days. 6 month expiration. Call Patricia or Ruby for fax or email of application.
VENTURA Thousand Oaks 8054492500 $65 – $245 Required only if open permits $245. No inspection$ 65. 6 month expiration. Takes 10 days.
VENTURA Ventura 8053857780 $79 No inspection only review permits on file. Buyer to acknowledge.



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